Bocas del Toro Surf Travel Guide
If you're looking for an experience unlike any other, with an archipelago dotted with many islands and even more surf breaks then make sure to have Bocas del Toro on your radar.
Bocas del Toro consists of 9 main islands and thousands of islets making this one of Panama's top eco-tourism destinations. Home to the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, School for Field Studies, ITEC, a HOPE Hotspot, the natural ecosystem has always drawn people to this green, lush archipelago.
During the 90s surfers started to visit Bocas and before long pros made Bocas del Toro an annual stop looking for world class waves in a country with easy access from the US and Europe. Bocas is only a short 45 minute flight from Panama City and offers a wide variety of accommodation options, restaurants, incredible tours and a wild nightlife. The variety of surfing spots also makes Bocas a hotspot for not only pros but beginners and intermediate surfers as well.